Tag Archive for web hosting

Finally got Apache 2.2.3 set up with virtual hosts

What a night. I have spent most of the last few days faffing around trying to set up virtual hosts on my Ubuntu Apache server. I had almost given up. I tried using Webmin, but failed. I read many tutorials, which led me to installing Virtualmin at one point, which was useless. Some tutorials suggested…

Installation of Domain Name Service (DNS) – Bind

I seem to be speeding ahead here. I am actually starting to read through the Ubuntu documentation, and it is very informative, and presented in a logical fashion. Just found the page on installing domain name services. Once again, this is so far a breeze, i.e. At a terminal prompt, enter the following command to…

Molly Guard Installed

OK. just read up on what Molly-Guard is, and it is just a way to prevent the server being accidentely shut down remotely. There is a nice little story behind its definition: What is Molly Guard? A shield to prevent tripping of some Big Red Switch by clumsy or ignorant hands. Originally used of the…

HTTP and SSH now set up on my home server.

Well, it seemed extremely easy in the end to set up a home server. I feel that I have not advanced my understanding of Linux a great deal, but I did manage to get a server up an running, of sorts. At least, I think that it is up and running OK. I accessed my…

Linux, Apache, PHP Success. Next MySQL…

Well, everything seems to be going exceptionally smoothly so far. Time for bed now, but next time I will be installing MySQL. Then once that is set up I should in theory have a test environment to test database driven websites such as Drupal and WordPress. And this will help me on my journey to…

Linux Ubuntu – a Whole New World

As part of my ongoing self education of the internet and computers in general, I have just installed the open source operating system, Linux, onto my old Athlon 1Ghz pc. I chose Ubuntu (version 7.04) as I was advised that it is a very “newbie” friendly distribution. It was a breeze to install, there were…